Our Renewable Energy Targets

Posted on November 19th, 2015

Research by industry group Scottish Renewables has revealed that unless support for renewable energy continues the country will fail to achieve its target of producing 100% of electricity from renewable sources by 2020. The research showed that electricity demand in … Continue reading

Renewable energy continues to grow in Scotland

Posted on October 14th, 2015

Weather wise, September was a good month for Scotland with plenty of sunshine and strong winds boosting the country’s renewable energy output. On average rooftop solar panels produced 70% of a household’s electricity and hot water needs and wind turbines … Continue reading

The Wind Energy Industry in the UK

Posted on October 8th, 2015

The latest State of the Industry report from trade body RenewableUK has shown the UK wind energy industry to be facing an uncertain future with those involved confused and concerned about the months to come. However it also has shown … Continue reading

What now for renewable energy?

Posted on September 24th, 2015

Over the summer we documented the policy changes of the UK government regarding renewable energy; the Renewable Obligation, Contract for Difference, the Feed-in Tariff, and pre-accreditation have all either been scrapped or reduced so vastly that is unlikely they will … Continue reading

Feed-in Tariff Pre-accreditation

Posted on September 18th, 2015

As part of the UK government’s continued policy overhaul on renewable energy it was announced last week by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) that pre-accreditation would be removed from the feed-in tariff. Pre-accreditation allows developers to lock … Continue reading